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  1. an inland port in NE England, in the East Riding of Yorkshire at the confluence of the Ouse and Don Rivers, 75 km (47 miles) from the North Sea. Pop: 18 741 (2001)
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Examples from the Web for goole

Historical Examples

  • Butterworth knows it better than Goole, and Brigney knows it better than Butterworth.

    The Girl on the Boat

    Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

  • He told Goole, and Goole says that he himself spoke of it to Dancy.

  • It is extraordinary how Dutch the people look near Goole and Hull.

    Moth and Rust

    Mary Cholmondeley

  • The Don affords intercommunication with Goole and the Humber.

  • Otter-hunting on the marshes between Rawcliffe and Goole was one of his favourite pastimes.